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Jan 19, 2013 11:30am PST
believe you were right from the standpoint and being a person who makes law people should come to ts table find out what they do agree on instead of politicizing it. it is a political issue. i think leaders should come together and stop the bipartisan -- with enyou have the nra saying we're against an assault weapons ban, against everything. to me the nra has become nothing more than a shield for the gun manufacturers. if you find out where their finances are coming it's true. they get their membership dues for sure but they get huge monies from gun manufacturers. they're in the business of telling more gs. >> they are in the business of selling more guns, but do you have democrats that have been endorsed by the nra that might have a tough race next go around if they go against. >> last word. >> but i think that time is of the essence, whatever needs to happen needs to happen now. the president needs to take action now because otherwise they are going to be back to the same debate which is going to stay unresolved to bring more people to the table and wait another few months, nothing will
Jan 17, 2013 9:00am EST
and my husband tom. the kids are now young adults. i am a lawyer; i worked in the area of business law, labor employment law for years. i gradually got involved in advocacy for our family and for my son because ben who is now 24 happens to experience severe physical disability. >> hassan's interest in politics is very personal. it dates back to her advocacy work and includes time in the state legislature. >> it was a combination of my professional skills as a lawyer and my concern that families like mine and people like my son had advocates for them in our state capital that drew me to public service. one of the great privileges i had was serving as majority leader for the first female majority legislative body in the country's history. and when you go around and talk to the women who serve in our legislature, its often stories about getting involved in a community effort or to advocate for families or something like that, that draws them into public service. >> hassan credits her husband with encouraging her to run for office. but she also had the support of female politicians. >> sen
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